Today’s Law Firms are recruiting attorneys who are comfortable with technology as they are few and far between. To succeed in law today, young attorneys should be prepared for the needed liaison and management required by Technology disruption in law, E-Discovery, specifically, working with litigation technology professionals.
This training is intended to bring the early bar up to speed on the sweeping changes in law and technology. The Mentorship training delves into these questions and provides a starting point for further consideration of legal education, developing digital curriculum and leveraging technology to increase access to law in the developing world.
It provides up-to-date practical information that would impact on the lawyers' efficiency to effectively represent clients in a world meshed in digital technology, eDiscovery processes and the basic understanding of forensic expert evidence.
Participants who acquire this new skillset will be better positioned to help law firms compete through the appropriate use of law practice technology and other innovative practices.
Educating participants about the modern legal demand in eDiscovery, Evidence in the digital domain, technology driven law practice and automation give participants an advantage when seeking employment outside of traditional legal jobs, such as in the increasingly large and prosperous industry that provides law-related services.
The Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible, you must satisfy the following criteria:
You are a member of the Bar or the Law Society in the relevant country
You are not more than five (5) post call
You are currently engaged as a Barrister and or Solicitor
You have not previously participated as a mentee in this program
You commit to meeting with your mentor at least once per month for the 4-month program on a designated online platform
You complete and submit an online application form with payment.
What are the Benefits?
Six (6) Months Free Training
Resource Material: Book on Digital Evidence & eDiscovery Law Practice in Nigeria
AttorneysBrief - 1 Year Free Subscription
Free Website Development (Optional)
Our Mentorship Partner
We partner with AttorneysBrief – Law Practice Management Software (the brand of Lawdata Communication Solutions Ltd) which also act as co-sponsor for this mentorship program.
The entire cost for this program is the sum of One Hundred and Seventy-Five thousand naira (N175,000).
This sum of One Hundred and Seventy-Five thousand naira (N175,000) has been fully subsidised by DECFI and AttorneysBrief. To that extend therefore, the training is free but all participants are expected to pay a token sum of Seventy-five Thousand naira (N75,000) for resource material – the Book on Digital Evidence & eDiscovery Law Practice in Nigeria.
DECFI is poised to deliver the necessary skills to Legal Communities Within The African Bar: The Judiciary; University Law Faculties; Law Schools; In-House Corporate Counsel And Other Leading Industry Participants, in the development and acquisition of the technical knowledge in meeting the demand of the critical domain of emerging eDiscovery and digital evidence.